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61428DC93A0D52E9872583E9001A3723 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1245

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 26, 2019      
Location SCR 357



HB19-1245 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


10:46:21 PM  

Senators Foote and Gonzales, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 19-1245.  The bill modifies the sales tax vendor fee and increases funding for affordable housing.  The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

10:53:08 PM  

Chris Howes, Colorado Retail Council, testified against the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment D).  Mr. Howes responded to questions from the committee.

10:59:23 PM  

Grier Bailey, Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association and Convenience Store Association, testified against the bill.  Mr. Bailey responded to questions from the committee.  Mr. Howes also responded.

11:05:49 PM  

Joan Green Turner, Habitat for Humanity of Colorado, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment E).

11:08:09 PM  

Ruth Aponte, Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.

11:09:14 PM  

Cathy Adlerman, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.

11:10:01 PM  

Elena Wilken, Housing Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

11:11:05 PM  

Alison George, Department of Local Affairs, testified in support of the bill.

11:12:02 PM  

Aaron Mirapol, Urban Land Conservancy, testified in support of the bill and distributed three handouts (Attachments F, G, and H).

11:14:08 PM  

Evelyn Marchese, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.

11:17:13 PM  

The bill sponsors distributed amendments L.014 and L.015 (Attachments I and J).



11:18:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014 (Attachment I)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate Excused
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:19:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment J)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate Excused
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:19:45 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill.  Committee members also commented.



11:27:36 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1245, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen No
Tate Excused
Todd Yes
Woodward No
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS